Mayweather Promotions posted a shot of an empty gym in Las Vegas, decked out in TMT logos, as Floyd Mayweather gets set to enter training camp for his hugely-anticipated May 2 fight with Manny Pacquiao:
With eight weeks to go before the fight, everything is getting ready to swing into high gear. Mayweather (47-0, 26 KO) and Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KO) will hold a press conference in Los Angeles on May 11 to formally announce the fight and give media and fans a chance to see the two in a face-to-face staredown for the first time, after five-plus years of anticipation building to this epic event.
The bout is expected to shatter every revenue record possible, and will also most likely set the all-time pay-per-view buys mark, currently sitting at 2.4 million for Mayweather's 2007 fight with Oscar De La Hoya. That fight was topped in PPV revenue by Mayweather's 2013 fight with Canelo Alvarez.
Mayweather, 38, went 2-0 in 2014, beating Marcos Maidana in May and September. Pacquiao, 36, also went 2-0, beating Timothy Bradley and Chris Algieri in April and November.